Under these laws the slave was chattel—a piece of property and a source of labour that could be bought and sold like an animal. However, this act did not presage the end of slavery. Philip Randolph gained recognition and fame.
When Did Slavery Start?
Fathers fished and hunted, sometimes with their sons, to provide food to supplement the rations handed out by owners. You might begin the discussion by encouraging students to describe the scene in their own words. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students.